Volume 15, Number 3 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Autumn 2008)                   Sci J Hamadan Univ Med Sci 2008, 15(3): 48-51 | Back to browse issues page


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Sarmast Shoshtari M H, Talaiezadeh A, Alaie A. Evaluation of Effect of Pudendal Nerve Block on Post Hemmorrhoidectomy Pain. Sci J Hamadan Univ Med Sci . 2008; 15 (3) :48-51
URL: http://sjh.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-357-en.html

, Ah.talaiezadeh@ajums.ac.ir
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Introduction & Objective: Hemorrhoid is one of the most common anorectal disease which presents with pain, bleeding and mass protrusion from anus. One of the most important reasons to avoid operation in these patients fears of the pain. Pain control specially during the first 24 hour postoperation period results in decreasing urinary retension and constipation as well as increasing patients pleasant. In this study we assisted the effect of pudendal nerve block to reduce pain in posthemorrhoidectomy period and compared with those patients without pudendal nerve block.

Materials & Methods: We randomized 120 patients with average age of 37.7 year who referred to the hospitals of Ahwaz university for hemorrhoidectomy into 2 groups (N1: 60 N2:60). In the first group pudendal nerve block was done but in the second group we didn't. Then pain scores by analogue scale method were calculated in each group at 2, 6, 12& 24 hours after operations. The scores were matched with Chi- Square test. Also we calculated and compared the dosages of injected narcotics.

Results: The average pain scores at 2, 6, 12, 24 hours after operation in the first group (with nerve block). Were 2.53, 2.4, 1.91, 2.7, 2.38, and in the second group (without nerve block) were 3.43, 3.23, 2.98, 2.81, 3.11. The average of narcotic dosage in the first group was 0.69 and in the second group was 1.3. P-value in two groups in those times were 0.001, 0.002, 0.001, 0.66. P-value for comparison of two groups was 0.01. P-value for comparison of narcotic consumption was 0.003

Conclusions: In this study, we showed that pudendal nerve block in post hemorrhoidectomy period, reduced pain significantly and decreased narcotic consumption as well.

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